Art, Social Change, and the Urban Sphere
Thursday, March 26, 6:00 pm
Art Department, City College of New York
Compton Goethals, Room 249
West 140th Street and Amsterdam Avenue
(A, C, B, or D train to 145th St., or 1 train to 137th St.)
Held in conjunction with The Left Front, this symposium will bring together contemporary artists, curators, and writers to discuss socially engaged artistic interventions in the urban sphere and ask panelists to respond to the question posed by the exhibition, “what could a revolutionary art be today?” Organized by Anna Indych-Lopez, with speakers Dread Scott, artist, on Wanted, his art project on the streets of Harlem; Johanna Fateman, musician (Le Tigre), cultural critic, and writer, on her collaboration with the feminist guerrilla performance collective Pussy Riot; and others to be announced.
Organized by the Art Department, with the support of the Division of Humanities & Arts and the Simon H. Rifkind Center, City College of New York; and co-sponsored by NYU’s Grey Art Gallery.